Cathelicidin LL-37, human

Known as: Antimicrobial Peptide, Human LLGDFFRKSKEKIGKEFKRIVQRIKDFLRNLVPRTES, Cathelicidin LL-37, LL-37 
A synthetic form of a human antimicrobial peptide (37 amino acids), belonging to the cathelicidin family, with antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
The antimicrobial peptide LL-37 is the only known member of the cathelicidin family of peptides expressed in humans. LL-37 is a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Antimicrobial peptides are effector molecules of the innate immune system and contribute to host defense and regulation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The mast cell is one of the major effector cells in inflammatory reactions and can be found in most tissues throughout the body… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The role of LL-37, a human cationic antimicrobial peptide, in the immune system is not yet clearly understood. It is a widely… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Cathelicidins are a family of antimicrobial proteins found in the peroxidase-negative granules of neutrophils. The known biologic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have previously shown that antimicrobial peptides like defensins have the capacity to mobilize leukocytes in host defense. LL… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We identified antibacterial components in human T and natural killer (NK) cells by using freshly isolated lymphocytes enriched… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Human neutrophils contain two structurally distinct types of antimicrobial peptides, beta-sheet defensins (HNP-1 to HNP-4) and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The airway surface is an important host defense against pulmonary infection. Secretion of proteins with antimicrobial activity… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The epithelia constitute a major barrier to the environment and provide the first line of defense against invading microbes… (More)
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